DEERFIELD, ILL. — Paulette Alviti has been named chief human resources officer for Mondelez International, Inc., effective June 11. She succeeds Karen May, who plans to retire at the end of the summer after ensuring a smooth transition.

In her new role, Ms. Alviti will be responsible for the company’s human resources function worldwide, including leadership team development, talent management, capability building, organizational effectiveness, change management, diversity and inclusion.

Ms. Alviti joins Mondelez from Foot Locker, Inc., where she was senior vice-president and chief human resources officer since 2013. Before that, she held various senior leadership positions at PepsiCo, Inc. and The Pepsi Bottling Group, including roles as senior vice-president and chief human resources officer at PepsiCo Asia, Middle East and Africa.

“With more than 25 years of public company experience, Paulette is a passionate, talented and experienced HR executive who will lead our people agenda to new heights,” said Dirk Van de Put, chairman and chief executive officer of Mondelez. “Paulette will play a key role in reshaping our ways of working as we become a faster, more nimble and agile organization that puts consumers’ changing needs at the center of everything we do.”